Internet of Things

Manufacturing in a changing world: five changes IoT brings to manufacturing

From soap dispensers to mobile phones, bins to TVs and dog collars to smoke alarms – in today’s world everything is smart. In fact, just this morning I put the heating on without leaving the comfort of my bed. In the consumer world, advanced connectivity and innovations in technology are …

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Nano coating technology splash proofs our IoT future

Ady Moores, CEO of P2i As a consumer of technology, which devices do you currently expect or require to be water resistant? Whilst you may not answer this question with devices such as your laptop or desktop computer, it is more likely that you will add your smartphone into this category. …

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Close to the edge: Brain-inspired technologies will bring data processing and analytics to Internet of Things devices

Leti’s chief scientist presents optimistic vision for neuromorphic hardware and ultra-low-power microdevices that are based on novel emerging technologies  CEA-Leti’s chief scientist today issued a forward-looking call to action for the microelectronics industry to create a radically new, digital-communication architecture for the Internet of Things in which “a great deal …

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Rittal improves cooling communications in the cloud

Industry 4.0 scenarios, such as predictive maintenance, are based on the provision of data, as well as integrated, networked communication. But for this to happen, IoT-compatible devices obviously have to be equipped with the necessary technology interfaces. Rittal is driving this capability forward forward for its cooling units and chillers …

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Smarter homes for older people could save NHS and social care system over £2.5 billion a year

Creating more modified homes, which encourage older people to keep mentally and physically fit for longer, could help save the NHS and social care system billions of pounds each year, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The report, Healthy Homes: Accommodating an Ageing Population, calls for …

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Cypress enables the industry’s first certified Bluetooth mesh product

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., the leader in advanced embedded system solutions, has announced its single-chip solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) are the world’s first to deliver Bluetooth mesh connectivity certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) to a consumer product. LEDVANCE recently announced the market’s first Bluetooth mesh qualified LED …

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Presto Engineering addresses IoT chip security with highly secure manufacture and test service

The recent Meltdown and Spectre problems have highlighted the vulnerability of computer chips to hacking that can, at least, be addressed through software patches. However, another area that is increasingly a target for hackers is IoT where each node in an IoT network can provide an entry point to a …

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SensiEDGE announces new Arduino-supported SensiBLE IoT module

IoT specialist SensiEDGE has announced the release of SensiBLEduino, a new off-the-shelf, ‘hardware-ready’ development kit based around Arduino, the popular open-source electronic prototyping platform. Developers can now combine the Arduino programming language and Arduino Software (IDE) with the SensiBLE development kit SIMBA-DKL and STM32duino ‘Function Pack’, to design a proof of concept …

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The whole truth

Miniaturised technology from CDP uncovers the secrets of the perfect toothbrush Innovation from technology and product design firm Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) is set to transform mass-market toothbrush design. The ‘TruthBrush’ technology turns the humble manual toothbrush into a sophisticated monitoring device that can capture a variety of information about how people …

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u-blox technology provides cellular connectivity for a professional IoT platform

u‑blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that its SARA cellular module series will provide wireless connectivity for a new end-to-end platform for Industry 4.0. With the platform, developed by Italian-based Iomote, businesses will be able to easily connect existing machines to the cloud to …

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